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Old 5th June 2007, 21:34   #1
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Does this share a Fusion chassis by chance?
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Does this share a Fusion chassis by chance?
Don't think so, since Mitsu and Ford have no tie-up!

I liked this design of Colt, it is quite sleek and elegant!

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very interesting looking car indeed. However if launched here the pricing will probably be too high to compete effectively in the B+ segment.

Maggie, why did you ask about its chassis? Is it the back of the car? It reminds too much of the Fusion, does it?
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Colt is a cute car, perfect for 2 passengers actually. Been in one before. The little bend in the hood right over the huge logo, reminds me of the Honda City's hood (between OHC and present HC)
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Does this share a Fusion chassis by chance?
No. But this platform was developed in partnership with Daimler-Chrysler & thus the same is used by Mitsubishi for the Colt and Smart for the now defunct For-four.

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Perfect car to take on the Swift. Alas HM dosent have the guts to do it.

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Looks like an Innova from front and the Fusion from behind.
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Maggie, why did you ask about its chassis? Is it the back of the car? It reminds too much of the Fusion, does it?
Zap - the way seemingly new and disconnected cars are designed these days all looking like each other's brother/cousin, I wouldnt be surprised if they share a single common parent
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seems like a cedia meets a fusion .....
is there any plans of it coming to india
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Very Fusion-ish from the rear, and front looks exactly like the Cedia.
While the pics were uploading, i was imagining/hoping it would take on some design cues from the new Evo series, and hence be a perfect hot hatch. Alas !!
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